ArrowDownFill 1arrow-small-lineFill 1Cooking Light - EasyCooking Light - FastCooking Light - So GoodCooking Light - How-ToCooking Light - Staff FaveCooking Light Badge - Wow!GroupClose IconEmailEmpty Star IconLike Cooking Light on FacebookFull Star IconShapePage 1 Copy 3Page 1 Copy 2Grid IconHalf Star IconFollow Cooking Light on InstagramList IconMenu IconPrintSearch IconSpeech BubbleFollow Cooking Light on SnapchatFollow Cooking Light on TwitterWatch Cooking Light on YouTubeplay-iconWatch Cooking Light on Youtube

Chilled Melon Soup

Photo: Howard L. Puckett; Styling: Darryl Moland
Yield 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 3 cups cubed peeled honeydew melon
  • 3 cups cubed peeled cantaloupe
  • 1/4 cup vodka, divided
  • 1/4 cup firmly packed brown sugar, divided
  • 4 teaspoons fresh lime juice, divided
  • 3/4 cup sliced strawberries

Nutrition Information

  • calories 181
  • caloriesfromfat 3 %
  • fat 0.6 g
  • satfat 0.3 g
  • monofat 0.1 g
  • polyfat 0.1 g
  • protein 1.8 g
  • carbohydrate 37.5 g
  • fiber 3.3 g
  • cholesterol 0.0 mg
  • iron 0.7 mg
  • sodium 29 mg
  • calcium 37 mg

How to Make It

  1. Place honeydew in blender, and process until smooth; pour into a bowl. Place cantaloupe in blender, and process until smooth; pour into a bowl. To each bowl of puréed melon, add 2 tablespoons vodka, 2 tablespoons sugar, and 2 teaspoons lime juice; stir well. Cover and chill. Place strawberries in blender; process until smooth. Pour into a bowl; cover and chill.

  2. To serve, pour 1/2 cup of cantaloupe mixture into each of 4 individual bowls; pour 1/2 cup of honeydew mixture in center of cantaloupe mixture. Dollop each serving with 2 tablespoons of puréed strawberries; swirl decoratively with a wooden pick.